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Local Sports Report – 23-24 October 2020 | Instant News

The IHSAA State Football Tournament is in progress and local cross-country stars compete in the semi-states.



Class 3A Part 31 – First Half

# 6 Lawrenceburg 33, Brownstown Central 20 (Eagle Country 99.3 Feature Game) – After a long weather delay, the Tigers were strong and took a 13-0 lead in the first half. Brownstown Central will lead 20-13 in the 3rd quarter before the Tigers have 20 points missed.

Scottsburg vs. Rushville – Rushville withdrew from the tournament, therefore Scottsburg advanced.

Franklin County 21, Batesville 0

Greensburg 36, Charlestown 0

* Semi-finals: Lawrenceburg in Scottsburg and Franklin County in Greensburg.

Class 4A Part 23 – First Half

Greenwood 47, South Dearborn 26 – The Knights ended the season with a 4-5 record.

Martinsville 42, Jennings County 11

# 5 East Central 35, # 9 Silver Creek 0

# 3 Mooresville 48, Madison 0

* Semi-finals: Greenwood in Martinsville and East Central in Mooresville

Class 1A Part 47 – First Half

Tri 41, Oldenburg Academy 14

Milan 34, South Decatur 6

North Decatur 38, Cambridge City 0

Knightstown 22, Hagerstown 6

* Semi-finals: Milan in Tri and North Decatur in Knightstown

Class 2A Part 39 – First Half

Triton Central 50, Switzerland County 0 – The Pacers finished the season 3-6.


Cross Country – Semi State in Shelbyville

The Batesville men’s team finished 13th, while the Lady Bulldogs finished 12th.

Complete results in https://www.directathletics.com/results/xc/17364.html


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South Ripley Girls Win Third Straight Cross Country Title; Putting Three In All-Conf. Team | Instant News

The ORVC 2020 Cross Country Men’s and Women’s Conference All Team has been announced.

Photo by South Ripley Sports.

(Versailles, Ind.) – The Ohio River Valley Conference has named its 2020 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Conference All Team.

On the women’s side, South Ripley Lady Raiders snatched a third consecutive ORVC Cross Country Championship title behind all three of the conference’s picks, Lanie Nicholson, Emily Campbell and Deborah Murphy.

South Ripley held Jac-Cen-Del by one point to claim the conference championship. Nicholson finished 2nd overall at the conference meeting, while Campbell and Murphy finished 6th and 7th respectively.

Lady Raiders head coach Jim Cole has been named ORVC Women’s Coach of the Year 2020.

The 2020 ORVC Mental Attitude award goes to South Ripley’s Ava Ralston.

In the boys cross country, Southwestern claimed the conference championship, but it was Ben Riehle from Milan who was the conference meeting medalist. Riehle crossed the finish line just two seconds ahead of Josh Pohle of Jac-Cen-Del.

Rising Sun leads the local team with three choices all conferences. They are Peyton Merica, Nate Elliott and Dalton Vinup.

Zac Nussbuam of Southwestern is Boys’ Cross Country Coach of the Year, while Swiss County’s Myles Covington is awarded the Mental Attitude Award.

The entire ORVC Boys and Girls Cross Country 2020 team is listed below.


1. Calli Alderman Shawe Warning 19:54

2. Lanie Nicholson South Ripley 20:04

3. Eliza Weston Shawe Memorial 21:29

4.Cloey Simon Jac-Cen-Del 21:40

5. Alisha Detmer Swiss County 21:47

6. Emily Campbell South Ripley 21:53

7. Deborah Murphy South Ripley 22:05

8. Gracie White Switzerland County 22:18

9. Kirsten Geary Southwestern 22:22

10.Kayla Simon Jac-Cen-Del 22:38

11. Lucy Lillis Milan 22:38

12.Patricia Smith Southwest 23:19


1. Ben Riehle Milan 17:43

2.Josh Pohle Jac-Cen-Del 17:45

3.Peyton Pepper Rising Sun 17:55

4. Caleb Geary Southwestern 18:03

5. Joe Drossart Southwest 18:11

6. Nathan Furnish Swiss County 18:20

7.Damon Hughes Jac-Cen-Del 18:23

8. Nate Elliott Rising Sun 18:23

9.Dalton Vinup Rising Sun 18:25

10.Nick Zigan South Ripley 18:26

11. Colton Cloud Southwestern 18:33

12.Louis Liu Shawe Memorial 18:37


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Indiana added to Governor DeWine’s travel advisory list | Instant News

Hoosier State is among eight states with a positivity rate of 15% or higher. (Columbus, Oh.) – Those entering Ohio after travel to states reporting positive COVID-19 test rates of 15% or more are urged to self-quarantine for 14 days. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a new list of travel advisory states this week. These are Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Colorado, Idaho, and Nevada. Each state has a positivity rate of 15% or more: South Dakota – 23.6% Idaho – 23.5% Wisconsin – 21.1% Iowa – 18.8% Wyoming – 16.7% Kansas – 16.6 % Nevada – 15.7% Indiana – 15.6% If anyone has to travel, ODH recommends 14 days of self-quarantine after leaving these locations. This advisory is intended for both leisure and business travel, and should be considered by both Ohio residents and out-of-state travelers. What to do during self-quarantine Stay home and avoid all in-person activities. This includes work, grocery and drug stores, public events and public places. If you live in a house with other people who have not traveled with you, stay in a separate room. If this is not possible, wear a face mask when in the same room and stay at least six feet away from others. Do not leave your home except to seek medical care. If you need to see a provider for reasons other than a medical emergency, please call ahead and discuss the care you need. In the event of a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. Indicate that you are in home quarantine for exposure to a new coronavirus. Keep a face mask until a healthcare provider asks you to remove it. Do not have visitors to your home. Do not use public transport, taxis or carpools. If fever and / or symptoms develop, call your doctor. Take your temperature with a thermometer twice a day and watch for fever, as well as other symptoms such as cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea. For more information, visit https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/covid-19-travel-advisory/covid-19-travel-advisory. .

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Indiana Casino Handles a Record Amount of Sports Betting In September | Instant News

Locally, the Hollywood Lawrenceburg Casino and the Belterra Casino Resort charge high scores for sports betting.

(Undated) – Indiana casinos and racinos handled a record number of sports betting in September.

More than $ 207 million was staked on 11 Indiana sports betting sites, according to PlayIndiana.com.

This is the highest number of bets in a month since sports betting was legalized in October 2019. The previous record was $ 187 million in February 2020.

Locally, the Hollywood Lawrenceburg Casino and the Belterra Casino Resort in Swiss County set private bests for sports betting.

Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg handled over $ 16 million in sports betting, generating $ 2.259 million in revenue.

Gamblers bet $ 13.8 million at the Belterra Casino Resort in Swiss County last month, up from $ 9.9 million in August. Belterra sports betting revenue totaled $ 1.4 million for September.

The Rising Star Casino at Rising Sun handled $ 162,459 in sports betting for $ 16,384 in revenue.

Sports betting has seen a revival since sports were halted in April and May due to COVID-19.

To date, Indiana has handled $ 1.4 billion in sports betting with sports betting revenue in excess of $ 109 million. Future projections suggest that the country could generate up to 256.1 million in revenue in the first five years of sports betting.

Projections from PlayIndiana.com accounts for market maturity in the third year and sports betting is legal in neighboring countries.

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Local Sports Report – 9-10 October 2020 | Instant News

Area football teams advance to regional games, as do cross-country and individual teams.



East Central 50, Greensburg 7 (Eagle Country 99.3 Feature Game) – The Trojans ran 298 yards, picking up their seventh win of the season. Josh Ringer rushed 104 yards and TD. Hunter Sohns rushed 94 yards and two goals. Ryan Bond had an efficient late night pass, going 7-11 for 143 yards and a TD pass. Nate Griffin, Kole Viel and Cooper Hoog each had four tackles for the Trojans.

Lawrenceburg 49, Connersville 0 – The Tigers won their seventh straight game with a total of 412 yards foul. Garrett Yoon went 9-12 for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Dakota Roth makes a 96-yard touchdown pass to Dahya Patel. Adam Burd and Luke Pierce each scored two goals. Jake Pierce and Aiden Gilmour added touchdowns for the Tigers.

South Dearborn 53, Rushville 13 – CJ Rogers led the attack with 113 rushing yards and two goals. Logan Thies went 4-6 for 116 yards and a TD pass. Sean Sohmer, Bailey Whitelock and Kenneth McGill also scored for the Knights.

Providence 29, Milan 21

Franklin County 41, Batesville 0

North Decatur 44, Switzerland County 0

South Decatur 28, Oldenburg Academy 0



Part 28 in Rushville – Championship

Lawrenceburg 6, Connersville 0 – The Lady Tigers will take on Tri-West Hendricks at the New Palestine Regional on Saturday afternoon, 17 October. Indianapolis Cathedral and the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory will play their first regional match at 10am. The regional finals will be played at 7:00 am.

Section 45 on Rising Sun – Championship

Oldenburg Academy 1, Milan 0 – Lady Twisters will compete in Forest Park in Forest Park Regional on Saturday, 17 October at 10am. The winner will play either Trinity Lutheran or Washington Catholic in the regional finals.


Section 12 on Mt. Vernon (Fortville) – Championship

East Central 2, Shelbyville 1 – JT Roden and Brady Spangler score goals to push the Trojans into the sexy championship. The EC will face Plainfield in Carmel Regional on Saturday, 17 October at 10am. The winner will play either Westfield or Franklin Central in the regional finals.

Section 28 at Lawrenceburg – Championship

Lawrenceburg 2, Batesville 1 – The Tigers will play Tri-West Hendricks at Greensburg Regional on Saturday afternoon, 17 October. The winner will play either Indianapolis Chatard or Guerin Catholic in the regional finals.

Section 45 at Jac-Cen-Del – Championship

Jac-Cen-Del 4, Southwestern 1 – The Eagles will play South Knox at Providence Regional on Saturday, October 17 at 10am. Providence and Forest Park will play on the other side of the regional bracket.


Section 23 on South Dearborn


1. Batesville (27), 2 East Central (67), 3. Greensburg (100), 4. Rising Sun (137), 5. Oldenburg Academy (149), 6. Jac-Cen-Del, 7 South RIpley, 8 Lawrenceburg, 9. South Decatur, 10. Milan, 11. North Decatur.

The top five teams move to the region. Benjamin Moster and Ean Loichinger of Batesville made it over the finish line in first and second place. Tyler Kuntz of Oldenburg Academy, Michael Schwebach of East Central and Ben Riehle of Milan complete the top five.

Riehle, Josh Pohle (JCD), Grant Hensley (Lawrenceburg), Damon Hughes (JCD), Trevor Newby (South Decatur), Ayden Potts (Milan), Blake Votz (South Ripley), Nick Zigan (South Ripley), and Hayden Hooten (South Ripley) are the top 10 of the non-qualifying team progressing to the region.


1. Batesville (30), 2. Greensburg (75), 3. Middle East (77), 4. South Ripley (115), 5. Dearborn South (117), 6. Jac-Cen-Del, 7. Decatur Selatan , 8. North Decatur

Top five finish

1 Brenner Hanna, 12 19: 03.9 Greensburg, 2 Ava Hanson, 10 19: 27.2 Batesville, 3 Rachel Campbell, 10 19: 45.0 East Central, 4 Maria Lopez, 11 19: 50.0 Batesville, 5 Lanie Nicholson, 11 19: 57.9 South Ripley.

Cloey Simon (JCD), Kayla Simon (JCD), Lucy Lillis (Milan), Lauryn Dilk (JCD), Renee Lillis (Milan), Aneesa Schwarz (Lawrenceburg), and Kaytlin Sizemore (JCD) were among the advances to the region.


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